Fever or feeling feverish/chills, Cough, Sore throat,Runny or stuffy nose,Muscle or body aches,Headaches,Fatigue
Nothing more than bed rest and plenty of fluids to treat the flu. But in some cases, your doctor may prescribe an antiviral medication, such as oseltamivir (Tamiflu) or zanamivir (Relenza). If taken soon after you notice symptoms, these drugs may shorten your illness by a day or so and help prevent serious complications.
A cumulative rate for the season of12.6 laboratoryconfirmed influenza associated hospitalizations per 100,000 population was reported.People 65 and older accounted for more than 60 percent of all reported hospitalizations and from September 28 through April 18, an estimated 313.8 per 100,000 people in the age group were hospitalized from flu. Estimates are that between 15% and 40% of the population will develop illness from influenza every year.